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good morning, america. breaking news, north korea claims it set off a hydrogen bomb overnight. the nuclear blast underground registers as a massive earthquake. one of the world's most dangerous dictators giving the order. this morning, an emergency meeting of the u.n.. security council. west coast washout. powerful el ni storms slamming california right now. rushing floodwatersverwhelming homes and pouring into this restaura. dangerous muddy waters are trapping drivers and more rain is on the way. outrage after this 10-year-old girl was patted down by a tsa agentt the airport. her father furious capturingis daughter's discomfort on h his cell phone and the carry-on item that setff the search of this young girl. this is what it t feels li and we're taking you to the land of fire and ice. amy teaming up with some of the fiercest adventurers in the world going liv beneath the
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one of the most forbidding places on the planet. why whate going to reveal this morning will impact every one of us herer at home. the incredible live event only on "gma" this morning. and we do say, good morning, america, from here in tes square and iceland this morning, so much excitement for this un unprecedented live event. i guarantee you are going to learn something new this morng and as you can see, amy is there, we're going to learn something and it's also very cold, right, amy? >> that's right. robin,y far this is the coolest live shot i have ever been a part of literally and figuravely. we arere standing in the middle of the melting glacier and scattered all throughout this glacier are masve vertical sinkholes that are treacherous
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feet into the earth where ice is meltltgaster and faster as wate levels in the atlanticc rise even more. now, behind me i have an intrepid group of ice clilimbers who are helping researchers gather data about that melting ice and how it affects all of us, all ofur shorelines. we have an amazing never before seen live event coming up in just a minute. cann wait to bring it to you guys. >> unbelievable. >> loo like a green screen. it looks so unbelievable? >> anoth planet. >> really incredible. >> we'll have a lot more from iceland. we begin w wh breaking news overnight. north korea claims it has detonated a hydrogen bomb. if true, this would be a major breakthrough for the rogue state. it's already ratcheting up tension around the world, the u.n. security council calling an emergenc meeting and martha raddatz starts us off. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, george. the u.s. immediately launched so-called nuclear sniffer planes to try to determine whether or not north korea's claims are true, but it could be weeks if
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certain. the announcement came from north korean state media claiming that the tremors which caused a 5.1 magnitude earthquake in the northeast part of the country were the result of north korea's first succecessful test of a hydrogen bomb. those e are far more sophisticated and about a thousand times more powerful than atomic bombs like those dropped on hiroshima and nagagaki in wororld war ii. there has b bn no confirmation and lots of skepticism, but it raises immediate concern about north korea's nuclear program. earning condemnation fromm countries around the world, incling north korea's friend, china. this would be the country's fourth time testing a nuclear weapon since 2006 but it would be the first time testing a thermonuclear weapon. the is as we noted a lot of
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was a hydrogen bomb because the initial size and scale of the tremor is similar to tests in the past but, george, no one wants to rule it out just yet. >> not at all and the north koreans saying a miniature hydrogen bomb. you talked about that there. what can the world do aut this? >> north korea's already so heavily sanctioned it's hard to see what else they canan do and the bottomine is that if this is a hydrogen bomb or any kind of nuclear test tse sanctions and the condemnation clearly have not worked,george. >> okay, martha raddatz, thanks very much. startling to wake up to that news this morning. nowo those powerful storms slamming the west coast. a seriesf them moving in, one each day triggering torrential downpours and flooding in california. and abc's indra petersons is in glendora, california, this morning. good morning, indra. >> good morning. with rai or drought conditions, rain should be a welcome sight bubu with el nino manan think it's
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overnight a w west coast washout. >> here comes el nino. >> reporter: el nino-fueled rains drenching calornia where roads became rivers proving fun for some but dangerous for others. floodwaters invading backyards. >> what do you got in your yard? >> reporter: parking garages, and this restaurant. roof collapsing at a san diego hotel, muddy waters full of debris trapping many commuters in their cars. thanks to the colby fire this hillside is cpletelybare and all it's going to take is a quarter inchf rain to bring an entire hillside of mud barreling down towardhe hohomes. they had k-rails up but today thanks to the debri flow that came down yesterday they added four to five steelel barriers to the walls ping it's enough to save them fromdditional
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>> indra, we'll talk about that. thankou so much. rob, those storms as we just heard not letting up. >> really, bin. we haven't seen a series of storms like this in a week for over fivive years in california. flash flood watches that remaiain up through at least tonight for several more puls. here comes the front, hea rain frfrom n francisco to los angeles and anotherulse coming thugh tonight and tomorrow morning. locally up to 5 inches of rainfall and another one coming in behind that. snow, of course, at the higher elevations but with another storm coming this weekend and really in january this is when el nino storms start to hit california and we are just beginning this onslaught. george, back over to you. >> thanks we move to the battle over gun control right now and those tears from president obama during his passionate pitch for new action yesterday. >> a and from every famamy who never imaned that the loved
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lives by a bullet from a gun -- >> pierre thomas in washington. pier, the president's anger and emotions so palpable yesterday. but the opponents of his new executive action are putting u u a fierce fight too. >> reporter: good morning, george. the president clear impacted by the daily carnage in places like chicago and all those mass shootings espspeciallynewtown, tears flowing as he announced a series of actions from increaeasing theumber of firearm sellers at gun shows who must register with the federal government andnd do background checks to better tracking of guns lost in shipping and askin congress for a half billion dollars to expand mental health treatment but reaction from the nra and the gop was fast and as you said furious. >>e's obsesesd with undermining the sececond amendment and burdening -- >> reporter: any major bipartisan movement is unlikely. i was struck by all those family, some of whom told me
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>> yeah, they say they want to lead a movement. okay, pierre, thanks very much. >> gun control, of course, a big issue on the campaign trail tuesday. also last night donald trump continuedd to take aim a at bill clinton. hihiary clinton refusing to respond directly to the gop front-runner's attacks and abc's cecilia vega is here with the latest on that. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: rob and george, od morning to you. a new attack line from donald trump with those iowa caucuses right around the corner. it is all on the line right now. it has become donald trump's go-to attack line in 2016 a this morning, he is back at it. the gop front-runner nono mincing any words when it comes to bill clinton's past. >> don't forget he lost his law license. he wasn't allowed -- he was impeached. there's a lot of things going on there and she calls me sexist. >> reporter: overnightn new hampshire, trump's eye still on that target. >> the one person that hillary does not want to run against is
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bill doesn't want it either. >> reporter: hillary clinton sticking to her new year's resolution to not respond. >> we should not rewarard people who use inflammatory rhetoric who use the kind of derogatory comments. that is not a sign of leadership. that's a sign of, you know, showmanship. >> reporter: theace for the white house heated on all sides. andd standing directly in clinton's path, vermont senator bernie sanders. yesterday in iowa she did not hold back. >> i'm a proessive who likes to get things done and i will get into that white house, i don't need a tour. i know right whehe thehe ol ofofce is. i know r rht how to get things dodone. >> reporter: yeah, clinton had another jab for sande also king those iowa voters to not just take into consideraon things like experience and qualifications when choosing a president but also their eltability and brings in the big gun today bill clinton hitting the trail in iowa for his first solo campaign trip there, george. >> okay, cecilia and bernie sanders, senator bernie sanders
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democratic presidential candidate. i want to get to that argument from hillary clinton i a send. first breaking n ns overnight from north korea. another nuclear test, perhaps a hydrogen bomb, if you were in the oval office what would you do about it? >> firstf all we'll have to lean on china. china is north korea's closest ally. they'll have to push n north korea to start adhering to international agreements. >> how do we lean on china? >> china, we have a relationship. china is equally concerned about what north korea is doing. north korea is a paranoid isolated nation. they are -- when you have a hydren bomb, if that's true, you are a threat to china, as well. >>ow about this argument from hilly clinton clearly believes that she can make the pch she's far more electable than you are. >> i would sugge secretary clinton look at the last quinnipiac poll which has me leading trump by a significantly higher margin than she does a that's true of other poll, as ll, look, two things, number one i believe that our campaign
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grassroots excitement that will result in a high voter turnout.t. democrats need a high voter turnout to win. i think we can do that. second of all, for a variety off reasons i think we can do better against trump or other republicans than can secretary clinton. >> what's the number one reason? >> the number one reason i think is that the issues that we are talking about, the disappearing middle class, massive levelsf ininme and wealth ineqeqlity and the facthat wall reet's greed has had auge impact on the lives of millions of people, people want leadership now to stand up to the bigig money interests, protect working people, that's what i've done my wohl life. >> secretary clinton says her plans to take on wall street are tougher than yours. >> actually they are not. we're talki about breaking up the large financial institutions, that the middle class of this country will not again have to bail them out. we're talking about the reality that when youou have a handful of banks, half aozen banks that have assets ee give will interto 60% of the gdp of america.
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and political life. you have to break them up and re-establish stegagall legislation. >> a lot of experts said that's not fundamentally at th core of whathe problem is but i -- >> i disagree with that. >> so many were createded by the banks that weren't underer glassteagall. >> they were funded by the large financial institutions. >ou've also said that you're upset that the leaders of those financial institutions, some did not go to jail. can you point to any one that ere was evidee they committed a crime. >> since 2009, large financial institutions have paid over $200 billion in fines. now, if you'r paying $200 billion in fines for illegal actity and reaching settlements with the government, you tell me ifhere was t culpability. >> can you name an individual. >> give you one example,
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by wells fargo was convicted of laundering mexican drug money. what do you think? u think somebody might be guilty? $200 billion in fine. nobody prosecuted. i think what you have is a situation where banks are not only too big to fail, bankers are too big to jail. >> 3 1/2 w weeks away from iowa. do you thinknk you'll win. >> we got a gat shot. there's a lot of enthusiasm. >> senator sanders, thanks for joining us this mornin >> we appreciate the candidates continuing to come to our studios. we turn to ethan couch, new details this morning about the so-called affluenza teen's wild night while on the run in mexico with his mother as she gets ready to head back to texas to face charges after her day in court. abc's matt gutman has the latest. >> reporter:here's a first words we've heard from tonya couch -- >> yes, i do. >> reporter: the mother of the so-called affluenza teen since she and her son ethan took off for mexico. >>re you the tonya couch that is wanted by the state of texas? >> yes.
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with the red ringlets mostly obscured behind the bars accepting extradition to texas. her lawyer telling u she's committed no crime. how bo you dcribe her. >> her two main concerns remain about her son, ethan and how he is dng in mexico and her dog virgil. >> reporter: her son is in a mexican detention sen terror where he met his attorney for the first time tuesda >> we had a chance to confer but i'm not at liberty to disclose at we talked about. >> reporter: eththan is fighting depoation to texas where authorities hope to charge him with violating probation and tonya with hindering his apprehension. the boy's whose legal team cried affluenza during his drunk driving trialn 2013 may have caught another casase of it while on the run i i mexico, staff at this puerto vallarta strip joint tellingbc news he spent at least one night here. employees telling u he was not alone. his mother went with him. employees say she left and he stayed drinking heavily going into a vip room with two female employees.
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aggeringly drunk, racked up $1,000 bill mostly on lap dances and when he couldn't payay the bill they hauled him back to his resort and his mother, who also couldn't pay, ended up leaving hihis rolex as collateral. robin. >> a righty ere, matt. thanks so much. our thanks to you. right now the fever. powerball fever. the big drawing is tonight. it is tonight and the jackpot has soared to one of the biggest ever now up to $450 million. therare a lot of people lined up. i coul tell right now we're going to be lined up after we get off the air. your odds of winng very long -- c's t.j. holmes is going to break it all down for us at fordham university foball stadium. good morningo you. >> hey, strahan, robin, i am here at coffee field with a simple dime to illustrate your chances of winning the lottery tonight. are you ready?y? now, i'm going to blindfold you
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but the thing is, strahan, robibi most of us are only going to win 4 bucks. >> that's it? or that dime because i will -- >> yeah. >> excited about that dime you threw out there. hey, t.j., thank you very much. all right, michael, we'll turn to a disturbing scene with this high school ref and a coach. >> ah, not t the best show of sportsmanship andd was all caught video during a game in language horn, pennsylvania. police were called to ts high school after a coach appeared to head butt a ref. there is ththcoach. he's walking towards the ref. jerry devine, he leans in and the ref goes down and the announcer tried to stay it was the coach's body language after he went down to say i didn't mean to head butt him but he just -- >> the video says it all. >> the video says it all. the referee was not hurt in any of is >> that's good. >> but i think if youe going to be a coach you got to b a great example. >> come on. >> you have to display sportsmanship if you expect your
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>> as an athlete you know emotions get wild but you have to hold it in check. >> you're the coach. >> you're the leader, the teacher. >> that video doesn'tlie. >>e leaned in on that. michael, thank you very much. it's a little bit warmer here on the east coast. >> a little bit. but still scenes likehis at least yesterday in bryant park, the library, the background but temperatures will slowly be moderating. still a chilly morning. no doubt about that. windchills in the teens and 20s all the way down to atlanta, georgia, but we'll srtrt to mad rate thingss quickly tough time. milder air coming in. into the 40s and even 50s in new
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q hear cheers in the background.this means that we'll have some drizzle and flurries around the area tomorrow. on thursday, we'll have a continuation of very light precipitation chances. then friday we'll probably receive about 1 to 2 inches of snow. your forecast for this tuesday calls for mostly cloudy skies and a light brbreeze as we make it to a high of 33. the overnight low is 29. your high temperature tomorrow is 35nd it'll be pretty simila to today, however weay have some passing flflurries or light drizzle. : we've got a wintry system set t to affect mixed precipitation today and tomorrow with drizz, sleet, and snow. tomomorrow evening, we'll see some heavier rain then turning over to pure snow on friday as some colder temperatures begin to work in. expect 1 to 2 inches of snow on friday. t coming up on "gma" a father/daughter murder mystery. did this ex-fbi agent help his daughter former model kill her husband? whyy policere charging them now. thesa pat-down sparking outrage this morning. an agent examines a 10-y-y-yr-old girl for two minutes. her father so upset he recorded
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> we welcome you back to "gma" anan you are looking live at iceland where amy and our expert team of climbers are getting ready for our big journey into the i ice and we're going to check in live with them in just a minu >> boy, that is iceland this morning. >> that is. >> we have a lot of big stories we're following including tt claim from north korea that it detonated a hrogebomb overnight. this wouldld be a disturbing breakthrough for the state. the n. security council calling an emergency meeting this morning as the u.s. vestigates north kokoa's claims. it's a big day for baseball fans,,he newest members of the hall of fam to be announced later today. ken griffey jr. expected to headline the new class. big question, will former mets catcher mike piazza also be among t players voted in. >> one on thi desk knows what it's like to be a hall of famer. >> good luck to all those baseball hall-of-famers. >> do y remember the anticipation whether you're going to get in or not. >> yes, very nerve-racking. it actually can an honor, but, boy, what a nerve-racking process.
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in nton, a good one. we are counting down to our plunge into the ice. amy and the team are getting ready. oh, it's just gorgeous there, amy. >> it really is, robin. thank yo and, yes, we have got an elite group of ice climbers right behind us and you can see theyre preparing their lines, going through all the safety checks, getting ready to do the fit eve live plunge, plummet, descent into this massive ice tunnel andnd you're going to want to see what they discover cause what they finind out about this place affects everyone back at home and it's coming up momentarily, stay with us. you're going to want to watch this. >> what's happening will is felt all around the world. that is all coming up. we begin with the case of a former model and her father, an ex-fbi agent both now charged with murder for the killing of her husband. their lawyer sayst was self-defense.
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>> reporter: it all c centers around one fateful night and a reported argument. now two people are accused of murder and two young children oraned. she is a former model. her father a former fbi agent. and this morning, both are charged with murdering her huhusband. police say molly martens corbett and tom martensilled jason corbett. she called him at a a. telling dispatchers reportedly his irish son-in-law was dead. there had been an argument and he struck corbett with a baseball bat. now after months of investigation, t district attorney is charging them with second degree murder and voluntary manslaughter. >>y committed a homicide that caused the death of mr. corbett. >>eporter: but lawyers for the fath and daughter say it was self-defense. >> he was t one that called 911. tom tried to revive jason. he's trained in lawaw enforcement
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him to act a any way inconsistent with that except to protect himself and his daughter. >> reporter: molly martens met jason corbett, a widower in irand in 2008 wn she served as the family au pair taking care of his two young children. in 2011, the couple mried and moveto america. immediately after her husband's death, martens made several attempts to gain custody of his children. but a judge handing them over to corbett's family. the time, martens lashing out on facebook posting notes given to her by the cldren who called her mom and writing, it is unbearable to think of people purposely teaching to yo hate the motr that has raised, nurtured and loved you for as long as you could remember. both molly and tom martens are out on bail. due back in court later on this month and arere expected to ple not guilty. if convicted they could face up to life in ison. >> what a story. >> poor kids. >> lynn say, thank you. now to the anger over that young girl pattedown while
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north carolina airport. her outraged father recording the entire inciden on his cell phone and abc's kayna whitworth good morning, kayna. >> reporr: robin, good morning to you. her dad calling it invasisi and inappropriate and this morning he plans on filing a complaint against the tsafter he says he was left fuming when h 10-year-ol daughter was subjected a pat-down. a pouch of juice inside this purse leading to what one father believes was an excessive pat-down on his daughter. >> we're goioing to do a pat-down and start at her head and work my way downto her feet. >> reporter: at raleigh-durham they subjected this girl to the two-minute procedure leaving the girl feeling u uncomfortle and her father outraged. >> i felt it was incredibly inappropriate, very invasive and it really violated my daughter. >> reporter: kevin payne capturing the incident andis
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ll phone. >> kept doing it over and over. felt v very uncomfortable. i commonwealth like screaming. >> reporter: payne plans on filing a complaint with the help of congressman scott peters. a spokesperson for the tsa lling "good morning america" that screening pcedures allow for the pat-down o a child under certain circumstances. the process by which the child wa patted dowown followed approved procedures the tsa alsotating that the child's bag contained a cell phone that alarmed requiring additional resolution procedures. for "good morning america," kayna whitworth, abc news, new york. the tsa has modified their screening policies in the lasast few years to reduce the likelihood of a pat-down for children so kids under 12 can leave on their shoes and a light jack and like you saw on that video they won't be sepated from their parents but clearly that's not enough for payne who also pointed out thatt h daughter's pat-down lasted nearly two minutes. >> the tsa is in a tough position. you know, they're there to
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this happens, the father was able to watch. you have young ughthters. i mean, how would you feel if you saw that. >> you know what, i think i would be okay with it because i'd rather err on the side of caution instead of, you know, people could use a child to get things through the tsa so i think that's where the hard part for the tsa comeses in. where e you draw the linene at's the point of the tsa. theyon't want to let anything get through and the point of the parent wants to p ptect his children. he handled i ll. in the end you hea him thanking the tsa for doing their job. all this time i thought the hardest part of those capri suns were getting the straw in. >> who knew? but it's been very lively, the discussion on social media. >> yes. >> abobout this. good to have you here on the west coast. >> t thank you so much for having me. >> coming up, the fbi joins the search right now for a serial jewel thief caught on camera robbing multiple stores. how she made off with what could be millions of dollars in n jewels.
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7:41. we are back w with the hunt for a seria jewel thief. the fbi now joini the search for this woma she's accused of robbing six jewelry stores across the uth. abc's steveve osunsnsami i in georgia with the story. good morning, steve. >> reporter: good morning to you, lara. cording to a jewelry store asciatation she is accused of stealing nearly $4 m mlion worth of wches and diamonds and now the fbi is trying to hunt her down. this morning, new s surveillae video of the young woman now accused in six holdups at jewelry store as cross the south. herehe is just this monday in the blue jacket calmly using keys to unlock jewelry cases. the salespeople were already tied up in back. the fbis also releasing this surveillance video from panama
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10th of last year. that's a gun on her waist and gloves on her hands to preve any fingerprints. authorizes believe she made off with more than $400,000 worth of diamonds, watches and baubl at this sto alone. they think she's 5'8", i in h early 30s or late 20s. the fbi says she prefers to rob jewelry stores in outlet malls and uses zipties and forces them into back rooms. >> they're unpredictable. >> reporter: she's been busy first hitting a jarrod jeweler in april of last yearn atlanta and another near atlanta in august. police sayfter she cleaned out the store in particular on august 11th she robbed another store at a south carolina outlet mall in september. october, a jewelry store at an outlet mall in tennessee. authorities believe she's had help and would like to talk to this man seen in surveillance video from the first two robberies north of atlanta. there's now a a reward put
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securi alliance, $10,000 for any inforormation tt leads to her arrest. lara. >> all right, thank you so much, steve. interesting. how she's pullingng that off. coming up next on "gma," amy pulling off quite a trip. she'sn eland. it's one thing to talk about global warming and it's quite anothe toee it live. there she is training on the ice for today's big event. an incredible descent into the
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it is time to go back to iceland where a a is reporting from the front lines of climate change this morning. she standing on a gigantic glacier there with some of the world's most elite ice climbers who are getting ready to descend into the ice foror us now. amy, we're glad you moved a little further away from the nkhole. we were a bit worried about you. >> it's still a slope though, guys. >> watch me actuly, robin, walk a little closer. >> no, don't. >> we're not just standing on this melting glacier, we're walking onhis melting glacier and you can see up above me, yes, all of these expert ice % imbers who will be descending
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sinkhole and it's important stuff because -- hi. it's important to know because what they find down there is helping scientists se planet earth. just call them glacial lilisavers, known a a ice sar for arch and rescue, they aren elit unit comprised of volunteers. experienced ice climbers and true masters of this forbidding terrain, they train on icescapes like this. then descend into the depths of the coldestst climbs. braving perilous weather conditions. guides on the ice, they' canceledcan councilele hollywood too from "interstellar" and "game of thrones.s." we join them right into the heart of thi icy wonder land.
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perfectly safe. he hesitated ready to lock and load it's my turn to attack the slippery slope. pulling myself up by my own weight, picks on my hands and feet, the ice giving way beath me getting a small taste of how diffict, dangerous and exhilarating it all is and finally i got up. whoo! and that was a small feat compared to what these men are behind us. oh, they're all going to be having ice picks as well as a lot of other safety gear to ensure that they safely get down the hundred or so feet to the very bottom of this treacherous ice tunnel.. all to give you at home an incredible view of what scientists are studying right now. yeah, the drones they're helping with the incredible visuals for everyone at home to see. we talk about global warming but
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ground zero. >>yeah. >> you see some of the equipment. we havsome of the equipment here. we see how sharp it is. where exact -- pronounce where you are again for us. where? >> that's too hard. >> i'm working on it. i'm at the vokna glacier but more specifically the breioamerkurjokull glacier. >> well done, amy. >> now to spell it. >> she is taking one for the team. >> no, it's anmang shot, amy. please, please be safe. >> moments away. moments away for more. >> look at that. >> incredible. coming up, "gma's" winter concert series i presented by hilton, ready and waiting for u in over 2,000 cities. when you're on vacation, it's time to play. so at hilton we say play hooky from your regular monday. and while you're at it, play hooky from the ordinary. the uninspired. the routine.
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welcome back to "gma."" some pictures coming out of southern california. tornado damage south of los angeles a over donner pass in truckee seeing multiple car accidents because of the heavy snow and looking for another
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good morning, america. it's 8:00 a.m., and we have disturbing new evidence for parents about the potential risk of brain injury from your child playing football. the 25-year-r-d who never played prpr butuffered the same debilitating disease as some hall-of-famers. what doctors discovered in his brainn after his death. wake me up when it's all over no sleep naon. new research out this morning revealing who's really getting the worst night's sleep. we're going to tell you about the moms at risk right now. dr. ashton here with how you can turn it around. you're so beautiful will and jada pinkett smith's son is the new face of fashion for one of the biggest names in fashion for women's clothing. how they're stretching brown dis. > amy taking us into thehe ice, de inside a hidden world so
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go in. fierce adventurers in the cutting edge of science in a race against time that will affect every one of us at home. are dros and climbers taking yo deeeep beneath the surface of the ice for the first time ever on live tv as we say- >> good morning, america. what a wonderful wednesday. we are live in times square and in icand, a daring team of ice climbers about to plunge into the heart of a glacier and a is there. > if weoom in close wee can find a amy on the ee of the sinkhole. what's going , amy? >> oh, nothing. >> that's right.t. we are just ten minutes away from this incredible ice climb and i'm going to walk a little bit closer towards that sinkhole because i want to talk to our intrepid elite ice climbing team
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checks and they're readyo go. hey, guys, it's amy. can you hear me? are you ready to go? everything all set? >> amy, everything is ready. >> music to m ears. that's perfect. all right. so the guys are going to get ready. they're going too take their positions and we'll bring it to you in jusust a bit. stay with us. this is going to be epic. back to you guy. >> just a couple of minutes away. to cecilia vega with the morning rundown in we thought it would cold here. go, heal. the big story this morning, north korea defyi the world claiming to have tested a hydrogen bomb. the surprise announcement r rd on nth koreaea state tv. nuclear experts remn skeptical but members of the u.n. security council have called an emergency meeting. the u.s. is launching so-called nuclear sniffer planes to verify north korea's claims this is north korea's fourth nucuclear test sin 2006 but it would be the rst test of a
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be hundreds of times more powerful thann atomic bomb. a the other big story, the parade of el nino storms hititng the west cocoast. the first of themm smming in califoia with trential rains, turning roads into rivers, trapping people in cacars, just look at that. sending mud pouring down hisides. people from san francisco to san diego on alert. some areas now bracing for up to 5 inches of rain by the end of the week. and look at this. the water camee down so fast, the pressure in this storm drain shot four story high geyser into the air. wow. and now to a story highlighting the risk of head injuries in sports. doctors say they have found evidence a former college football player only 25 yearsrs old suffered from a degenerative brain disease. abc's ryan smith on why this case has researchers so troubled. >> i didn't know why all this was happening to him. >> reporter: cassandra knows how
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>> it hurt me to see him struggle so much. >> reporter: her husbaband michael died twoears ago at just 2 2 years old o a congenital heart ailment. doctors announcing this week in a maj journal tt he suffered om cte. chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative brain disease researchers say is connected to taking hs on the football field.. ann mckie studied over 170 brains, including michael's. >> when you see this disease inn a person that young, it's surprising, even shocking. >> reporter: cte which is identitied only after death has been found i in numerous nfl players like halof-famers frank gifford and junior seauau, take a look at this video. a hit michael told cassandra was one of his hardest. he flies at an opponent, slammiming into him. colliding with such force parts of his helmet break off. >> i think he had way more than ten concussions. was seeing stars and then he had sensitivity to light.
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he had a lot of anger and it was just impulsive. >> reporter: they t tned to doctors but cassandra says test results came up empt >> i was so mad that nobody could hel him. it was just upsettin he felt so alone. >> reporr: she says michael did not die in vain. >> letting people know that this disease is out there. you don't know how many hits or how many concussions away you are from gting a disease like this, that's what is so scary. it could happen to anyone. >> reporter: for "od morning america," ryan smith, abcbc news, new york. our thanks to ryan for that. finally, a heart felt tribute this morning to our friend and colleague stuart scott. the espn ancho died one year ago at age 49 following his fight with cancer. hidaughters releasing this video reflecting on the last year. they say their dad taught them to find the fight we all possess inside of us and say through their das vulnerability he tog them the value of strength and never giving up.. robin, inow u were friends with him.
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he sounded like such a wondeul guy. >> he was and sydney and taylor are beautiful young women. go to espn.com and check out their video. thank you, cecilia. we have g g a big sleep headline this morning. a new study from the cdc revealing who really gets the least amount of sleep. single moms and turns out when they do get some shut-eye, the quality often isn't, well, it isn't great. abc's chief women's health correspondent dr. jen ashton is back. really eoying these segments we'redoing. people weighing in. you hear from your patients parents get less sleep than those who don't have children and women get less sleep than men. this is not surprising at all. >> i hear this every day and wome of all ages, there's actually a biologic reason. it turns out women, we programmed to be lighter sleepers, to have more of what we call awakenings during the night, probably to hear tse things that go bump duringhe
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that then the next day we can feel more tired, less well rest and certaly not a surprise socially that single moms are really getting hit the hardest he. >> and you have always cautioned about prescription sleep ds. so what is your prescriptn to getting more sleep. >> listen, we could talk about this for an entire hour but first thing is we have to remember make sleep a priority. if you donon commit to that in terms of your health trust me, things will suffer a fall like domino effect after that. e second thing i say is we have to drop the guilt. no one is going too die if the dishwashers not loaded or unloaded before we go to sleep so whatever doesnsn't g done by the time we need to shut it down it doesn't get done. we don't need any more guilt and try not to self-medicate. whether that's with alcohol, over the counter prescription aids, these things can work in thshort term but in the long term really not good and if you have questions talk to your doctor or pharmacist about it and lastly -- >> meditation. > you git, girl. >> i just started that last year.
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>> i do it too. i will tell you 2 minutes a y, i hear fro my patients that i write a prescription, meditate. it costs nothing. it can make a huge difference. >> we'll talk more about ditation next week. thank you. you're goingo be busy on twitter again. also go to our facebook page, as well with any questions that you have. let's get overr to michael. at else is cing up today, michael? >> oh, i i was meditating. trying to get myself sleep right. here's a look at what's coming up on the "gma morning menu." amy is live in iceland with our team of expert climbers, just moments away. minutes away from plunging below the ice. we're going to see this for the first time ever on live tv. there's also a fashion revolution. will and jada pinkett smith's son jaden is making headlines as the face of a high-prole women's line. plpl, breakout starlle king is here performing live -- i'm not performing with her coming up on "gma" in times squa.
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in fact, we'll have drones following them every step of the way so let's get u u in the air, drones and followw o o ice climbers as they head into the abyss, live from the land of fire and ice. >> oh, my gosh. >> we brought you fire. >> we're just getting inside thatcrater. >> the first ever live drone camemera over an active volcano. now we're bringing you ice. the immense forbidding ice sheets of iceland home to a hidden w world o crystal clear ice caves, glisting glaciers and dangerous crevasseses constantly changing.g. gearg up for this treacherous urney has been a multiday expediti. perfectly safe? >> yeah. >> he hesitated. >> reporter:irst trying my hand on the ice, then by c car and foot, our team trekking nearly a mile through water, rocks and ice all in arctic temperatures. the landscape, dazzling,
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losing an average of 11 billion tons of ice per year, this satellite picture ten in 1986 and this one 28 years ter iceld is meltingt a rate of a foot per day and that water has to go somewhere. >> when you're talking about changing sea level you're talking about impacting the tremdous population around the world. >> reporter: including miams coastline, those waters already climbing an inch a year. and take a look at this. if sea levels keep rising, in o cenenries scientistsarn that cit could completely under water, charleston, too, even new york. so this morning we're plugging far below the surface of the ice in a never before attempted live event going deep into this glacier vatnajokull, the front lines o climate change taking you inside a glacial sinkhole a massive drainpipe for melting ice that can be thoususands of feet deep for a firsthand look
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landscape a hididn world inside the ice. joining me is danan morgan, a glacier expert from vanderbilt university. he'll be walking us through what our ice climbers see as they go into that massive ice tunnel so let's s send them on their way, all right. hey, guys, go for it. go ahead and start ice climbing. all right. so the guys are just now starting their descent right now. tell me, dan, whatt researchers hope to find when they get to the bottom and see wt is a the bottom of sinkholes like this one. >> tse kind of vtical caves give us a real cross section into the glaer so you can tell how the glacier has been flowiwing and how compressed the ice is, what it's carrying with it and you can't do that unless you get in there and get to see it yourself. >> as they start to go down we see these bands of dark. what is that that we're looking at in the ice? >> so, that's the debris that the glacier is c carrying with it. some is ash from the volcanoes that erupt and deposit ash on top of the glacier and some is probobably debs from the base of
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up and bringing along with it too. >> how s significa is the melting that we' seeing here in terms of contributions to the rising sea levels we see a across the atlantic and other oceans. >> yeah, i meanhat's melting here gets into the ocean and contributes to sea level rise that we see in the east coast of the u.s. rig now. >> how fast is this glacier, the vatnajokull glacier melting? >> yeah, so right now it's actually retreating at about 300 feet every year. so it's going almost a foot a day that it's retreatingack but it's also thinng and lowering at about 100 feet a year right now. >> all right. >> it's retreating and thinning. >> as we watch our climbers descend into this tuel, this ice cave, how and why do these form in the first place? >> yeah, these are melt water ponds that form on top of the glacier from warm days and actually cloudy days sometimes too and those ponds suddenly drain through cracks in the glacier and eose these amazing vertical tunnels. >> all right. we also want to say as we're
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climbers go down into this hole, how do they meare -- you mention numberings, how fast these glaciers are melting. how d do they measure that. >> yeah, here in iceland actually there is a long tradition of icelandic people monitoring and marking where the glacier used to be for actually hundreds of years they've been doing th. now we can do some with sallite technology and we're doing it with drones now. >> right and how do scientists use these drones for their researchch what do these drones show them that we couldn't hav otherwise en. >> right, drones are really sorting cutting edge technology for scientists. they give us access tolace we otherwise couldn't g get to and able toonitor things closely on a daily basis that y and what's amazing is they give u us realtime and 3d information abouhow earth's fast is changing. >> and do you know what the bottom looks like ase're watching this incredibleideo of our climbers? i mean this iseally remarkable watchi them scale this massive
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it takes tremendous skl, tremendous expert but it's all to get to the ttom, what do you expect they'll see when they get downn there and what will we awe seal? >> this is one of the most interesting and least known parts of glacier resech. how does water help lubricate it to flow faster. >> we're looking att melting ice literally. >> yeah. this is all melted icehat drained out through thiss cavern system, gototo the basef the glacier and probably helped himim flow faster and thin and end up in the sea. >> incredible and, george, you have a question. >> i i wanted to ask dan, first of all, such a stunning sight but have we ever seen meltingike this before in other periods of history or is this all brand new? >> have we ever seen, george wants to know periods of melting like this in history or is this the first of its kind that we ow of. >> yeah, so throughout geologic
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2 million years we've gone through warm periods but what we're seeing is a real rid increase in the rate of thinning and melting that we'reeeing and that's related to human induced climate change >> w, r robin, you have a question. >> i do. could you ask d how does this compare, what we' seeing here, other places in theworld, greenland, other places that are -- have glaciers. dan,obin wants to know how -- what we're seeing here, this melting, how does it comparare to other glaciers around the world, say, in greenland or ininther areas you've studidi antarctica, as well. >> this is sometng we're seeing particularly in eenland, lots. melting on the surface and melting at the base of greenland, as well. there was discuss a few papers that came o saying basically new floodgate has been released in greenland and we're melting a lot morethere. parts of antarctica are deaf increasingheir rates too so this is something we're s seeing globally. it's not just something we're seeing in little pockets here and there all over t the world we're seeing glaciers retrereat at pretty alarming raras.
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>yeah, the rates are -- it depends a lot o on how fast the glacier is flowi but this is pretty comparable. it can be a little slower innant ka because it's a little colder >> this is just remarkable as we're looking at this. looks like the climbers have made it to the bottom of this massive ice tunnel and i've got my radio here so let's see what they're seeing or hear what it was like for them. good morning, guys. i want to check in with you. this is amy again. you made it to the bottom? >> that's ght.t. standing at the bottom. it's awesome. >> he said it's awesome. soell me what you're seeing. >> he' seeing a drone. >> hey, climbers, tale ersclimbers, tell m what you're seeing. describe what you're looking at. everything is awesome.
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>>rystal clear ice, black and blue ice. i can tell you one thing, i have a challenging climb in front of me. >> yes, he does. >> a challenging climb ahead. >>veverything is awesome and, yes, that's right. so it was vy quick as we noticed for those climbers to come down the descent. now getting back up is going to take a lot longer, so it's quite a tremendndous eort for them to get back up and so we'rere going to let t them head back up and let's send one of our drones over to an active ice melt that is actually h happening right now and, dan, while we send that drone ove in at direction, you have some rare fossils to show us and they tell us something about climate change, yes? i know we have these heavy gloves on and have to dig into the bag here. but we can learn a lot from what's around us. >> what's amazi about these is
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collected from the debris the glacier carved up and deposited. these are about 5,000 to 7,000 years old but fossils that only live in warmm saltwater so we know that 11,0 years ago there was no ice here, the ocean was much warmer and these warm gastropod lived in a shallow sea. >> incredible. >> sin then the glaciers readvanced and have gotten bigger and scraped tm back up andd deposit themmor us to find. >> as we send our drone over there to the massive melting over at this glier, tell us where this water is all headed. where this melting ice is going. it has to go somewhere, as you said if we can actually see it forming in the river down here d will end up at the coast a few mys down there and it willll end up all in the ocean and contributes to sea level rise there. >> when you talk about contribute to seaea level rise, how much?
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to the rising seawaters that are impacting the very shores of t the united states. >> yeah, so, i mean what we're seeing sorort of in places like miami might be an inch of sea level rise every year ov there. what's coming out of this glacier right here, the way to sort of visualize it, imagine a tanker for a cargo ship. 2,000 of those are coming out every hour from this glacier that is melting out and that's what's been going on here so there's a lot of melt water coming out. >> the big question is how do we stop? >> that's the big question. what do we do to mitigate and adapt and be resilient to climate change. >> and glacier scientists such as yourself, is this the question that you're trying to ckle to figur out how to help the world protect itself from itself? >> yeah, so i'm really interested in how glaciers change size over time, how quickly do they retreat so i study how they have changed in the past t toive us a sense of is it going to go back slowly, quickly, will it take a giant step all at once. how will it happen.
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by our side through this process. we appreciateit. she's climbers slowly making their way back up to the top of that massive ice tunnel. we will check bk in with them in just a bit. in the meantime, let's head back to you in times square. >> thank you, amy. thank you, dan. the whole team. >> we learned so much. >> we talk about global warping all the time but to have a picture to sort of put it -- >> you couldn't take your eyes off the screen. >> showing those fossils tell you how much the earth changes butot this fast. that's what's alarming with the warming here. you know, in sympathy off amy being out there, i'm going to go outside without a coat. it's about 277 degrees outside but 2015 thehe warmest year on record, in fact, part due to el nino but new york has been very warm. we got a hearty bunch here. big waves out west, high surf advisothis means that we'll have some drizzle and flurries around the area tomorrow. on thursday, we'll have a continuation of very light precipitation chances. then friday we'll probably receive about 1 to 2 inches of snow. your forecast for this tuesday calls for mostly cloudy skies and a light brbreeze as we make it to a high of 33.hevernight
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tomorrrr is 35nd it'l'lbe pretty simila to todayayhowever weay have some passing flflurries or light drizzle. : we've got a wintry system set t to affect mixed precipitation today and tomorrow with drizz, sleet, and snow. tomomorrow evening, we'll see some heavier rain then turning over to pure snow on friday as some colder temperatures begin to work in. expect 1 to 2 inches of snow on friday. tod >> they're excited. got some honeymooners in new york city. you went to the warm climat >> oh, yeah, came from florida. >> beautifu back to you guys inside. >> all right. rob, thanks vy much. >> love him. stay with . we go back inside the heart of
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live on "gma."you now... jessica rae: another big powerball prize is up fqr grabs. tonight's drawing will be for an estimated 450- million dollar jackpot. it was initially set for 4-hundred- millioion dollar.. but lottery officials say the surge in ticket sales caused an increase. jessica ra and here in iowa... many people in the work place are trying to cash in on the big prize. iowa lottery spokesperson mary neubauer shared some tips for powerball office pools. "definitely keep careful of who put money in andndho didn't especially if you're buying tickets regulary so there wouldn't ever be question of wether of no someone was in that week or not " jessica rae: this is the xth largest jackpot of any u.s. lottery game on record and the fourth largest powerball jackpot. jessica let's check in with for the weather. matt: 've got a wintry system set to affect the region. this will produce very light
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with drile, sleet, and snow. tomorrow evening, we' see some heavier rain then turning over to pure snow on friday as some colder temperatures begin to work in. expect 1 to 2 inches of snow on friday. tay's high is 37 with cloudy skies, drizzle, sleet, and snow. the overnighght w is 30 with patchy freezing drizzle. then tomorrow we'll have a high of 36 with drizzle followed by a rain/snow mix during the second ha of the day. matt: we've got a wintry system set to affect the region. this will produce very light mixed precipitation today and tomorrow with drizzle, sleet, and snow. tomorrow evening, we'll see
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welcome back to "g"gma." look at that view in iceland, there it is. there's the glacier. the sihole, our climbers down at the bottom right now as this is all happening live in iceland this morning. amy is there. >> yep, she's got -- >> that's right, george. good morning, everyone and i just want to let you know that thisook an incredible effort and i just want to give props to this incredible team who is here with me. they were here long before i got here. just to set up this shot on this glacier on the vatnajokull glacier. it tooook three solid days. they had to lay 4,000 fee of cable from our satellite dish anand trek inn 45 minutes with all of their equipment up to this glacier to get herend to make this incredible stunning visual for all of you and also want to give props to dji,hey have these incredible drones that gave us that sweeping aerial
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inedible ice tunnel that we watched those climbers go down and now climb back up in and so if it weren't f all of these efforts braving arctic temperatures, noless, with about four to five hours o sunlight each day, allll to bring you an incredible live event. i hope you all learn something and i hope you were all as impressed with this natural beauty as we have been. >>oh, gosh, we're inwe and -- what are you dodoing, lara? lara is takg pictures of you. >> a selfie. >> the pictures are so unbelievable. i've never seen lying like it on tv i want to send it to amy and show her how great if looks. >> thank you. please thank the entire team that's there with you and you're right, it takes a vilge. [ cheers and applause ] we appreciate it. >> robin says thank you. >> and you know what, also a great use of drones. we do lot of stories on drones
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be used d be helel and educational. >> so many q questions about global warming if you have kids and these ptures help talk to your kids about it. it is real and it is happening? >> come on home, amy. come on home safe and sound. get warm here. ank you. now we are going to change gears a little bit and talk about jada pinkett smith's son jaden and will smith's son headlines with a new look. he's sporting a s srt for louis vuitton's nenew won'ss campaigig and deborah roberts, that's the reason that you are here. a lot of people are talking about this and a lot of positive reaction to it. >> a lot of positive but somee mixed reaction. if you know anything about jaden you know he is no stranger to edgy provocative statements on social media for with his appearance. this newest campaign hashe fashshion world buzzing. the karate kid growing up and
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this morning, the newest face of lolouis vuton's woman's line. yes, that's right. jaden smith is styling in lies fashion with this post on his instagram. thank you so much at louis vuitton and at nicholas ghesquiere for the opportunity tompact this world. >> we are seeing an evolution and we're also seeing fashion do what fashion loves to do which is to play with our expectations, to tug on our ejudices and to surprise us. >> reporter: in a p pss release the company saying jaden represents a generation that has assimilated the codes of true freedom, wearing a skirt c comes as naturally to him as would to a woman. the 17-year-old is known for stretching fashion boundaries from rocking dress-like outfitits to dressing up as batman for t prom. his dad will smith telling ellen deneres how he and wifea support all their children's choices.
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that it's sort of better to flow with what people are naturally more tn like what our egos need them to be. >> reporter: jaden tells gq i'm just expressing how i feel inside. every day it changes how i feel about the world and myself. but social media is quick to change. there's been a lot of positive comments but overnight as it was being widely reviewed people angrily reacted to the campaign someaying they're perplexed wondering what the statement is all about. i haveve to say ts whole gender being world is here to stay. in london in one store they've taken a away men's and women's clothes and now just have clothes so i thihink that's going to be here for awhile. >> what the campaign is really about is this, doing something provocative that wil bring attention to the brand. ideas. >> not for you, george, right. >> i wish michael were still
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he'd really go after you. you're just fine. >> you know what,, we e re all there last night, b b night for youu and your husband al rokerer with your book, "been there, done that." great book party. >> thank you for the literary love. we all hadad a great time, nbc, abc,oming together, giving peace a chance. itas really, really nice to see the cease-fire. >> exactly. >> as it should be. >> thank you all for being there and"been there, done that" i hope you'll read it. >> been there, done that, i already rd it. >> those two -- if we get along, anyone can get along. we are family. a great read. >> i really appreciate it. thank you. >> outside now to rob. >> nice work on the peace process. a little freezing. big waves. look at this, a shipipwreck off santa barbara. tie down the boats. huge waves coming in. 25, 30-footers and som of those will be breaking especially on the southwest facing beaches so
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forward. rain across parts of thehe south creeping up towardshicago later on today.the region. this will produce very light mixed precipitation today and tomorrow with drizzle, sleet, and snow. tomorrow evening, we'll see some heavier rain >> jumping helps. this wehercast is brought to you by weight watchers. george, we'll toss it back to you. i know lara has her tailgating food which pbabay is not o on the weight watchers menu. >> yeah, that's coming up in a little bi you're in the ld right now. i'm here with felicity huffman from abc's "american crime." show kicks off a new season tonight. felicity plays the headmisess at a school dealing with a sexual assault scandal. take a look. >> there were parts of the story the kuser wasn't specific about. i don't know if much happened beyond some bad judgment. >> i'll bring them in and talk tothem.
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together, avoid any of them being singled out. that would be m suggesti. if there is anything, bring it to my attentn. if the's nothing -- >> we'll find that out real fast. >> that's the end of it. >> andnd felicity jns us now. i love this idea, brand-new season, brand-new story line. brand-new characters. >> brand-new characters and some of the same actors and some new actors coming on. we had a brilliant several brilliant young actors and it's great to work the same people because you trust them and know their excellence and great to have new actors comee in. . tell us about what you'll be digging into. >> this season, i think, is a little more accessible, a little more palatable because i i think it's more personal. about family, about community, it's about education, sexual orientation, socioeconomic differences but ultimely gets down to families and aboutur kids a how do we bes serve them and represent them and take care of them. >> yeah, i can't wait to tch this. you'll be going inside two high schools, i have a 13-year-old
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and we all feel so vulnerable. >> you do. it's a private school that i'm the headmistress of in the story and a public school that alex is the principal of. it's each space and how do you best serve the community and how do you best serve your children and the issues of, you know, the online space in an obvious way that everything is immediate. everything is very public and yet it's also very private. you are shielded from your actions because everybody iss anonyms online. >> that is the problem.m. you're not anonymous online. you've got this website. what the flick. what is that. >> what the flicka. flicka is my nickname. it's what i grew up wh and i had this great group of moms from "desperate housewives" because i was the mom. when it ended i wanted to hold on to them and started what whattheflicka.com and funny irreference look a at motherhood
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baffling a a so i wanted to havee a space where it was totally free and open andccepting of however you found motherhood. >> you've b beenominated to a a golden globe for "american crime" last season. we have to go back into the vault, 2012, y and your husband at the golden globes. >> oh, no. don't be humiliated because you all did a terrific job it'ss an honor to be nominated blah blah blah blah blah >> h how d you top it this year? >> oh, bill macy, come on. he's so fantatastic. he just makes up these little ditties onis ukulele. i don't know how you top that. i think it's only -- i'll work my way down the ladder from that. >> good luck this weekend and congratulations to bill. he was so great in that m movie "room." >> wasn't he great? >> i hope everybody watches tonight, "american crime," it's great. >> "american crime" at 10:00,
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and coming up, it's lara's turn time for "gma's" ultimate tailgating challenge. we are -- >> penn state. >> oh, my goodness. it is a competition and lara, it's your turn. a nod toour alma mater, penn state. >> send me the ball and i am preparing lara's nigmy nachos. you could use the seasoning you can buy in the store. i prefer to create my own seasonong. >> may i?i? >> yes, plea. this is how they look when
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we all love nachos, so gooood o game day with the beverage of your choice. i like to use cck and spray the pan with pam or any vegetable oil and brown the meat, as it is browning you add your seasonings, they include and i want to make sure i get all of them. ground blackck pepper, organize rig anyway, cumin, garlic powderer, chili powder that goes into ground beef. i prefer the large chip, the restrant style because you can get moree nacho gooess on your chip. and then also this is something that karen from "gma" taught me a couple of years ago. we do two layers. i use a pan and put it in the oven so two layers. you do a layer of the chips and do your meat then you add all of your goodies. and this is how it will come out and i will show you what i put in it. the beef, you've got monterey jackck cheddar, salsa, i use a a store bought. i do make nye own guacamole.
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i love blackck beans. >> she's going for it. >> i'm not competititive at all, amy. also, i prefer instead of plain jalapenos pickled. not quites biting so you don't burn your tongue off so once you are done, things are heated. i like to put it in t ov. soar i'm getting good reviews then for the guacamole, there's's a little chick. add a little lime juice, that will kp it green then -- >> really? >> it's very simple. a little garlic, salt the i love a little coriander, a special trt in there and then cilantro. go ahead and get in there. may i add my special guac. on our website, everybody. >> you came prepared. and, yeah, it will stay green for much longer. nothing says the par is over like brown guacamole. i like a little bit of onion but that is up to you. >> this is really good.
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wins. feelingood for next year. let's go, lions and voila. >> very good. >> referee, is there a flag on the play or do w get a touchdown? >> touchdown. >> i want a hot e. >> get in. get in. >> you got to do the honors here. >> are you proud of your alum here? [ cheers and applause ] >> t tnks for coming in, g gs. >> what are your memories? >> well, i was just a grand $% marshal of homecoming last year. an incredible experience but being part of the swimmin and diving team and being a an athlete at penn state was a true honor. >> breakfast of champions. >> where do you think it goes. >> put it right there. oh! all of these wonderful recipipes go to our website. >> heyey.. >> michael strahan is next. bring it, michael.
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we are back now with elle king. elle has been compared to janis joplin, stevie nicks and debbie harry. what do you say, yikes. > big names. >> it's wonderful. ve it up for elle king, congrats on the two grammy nominaons. "ex's & oh's" and you said that wass a joke -- was supposed to be a joke. >> it was supposed to be a a big huge joke. most things in my life have to do with booze and boys and jokes and we never in a million years thought this song would do what it's doing but it brought me here today so i will never take ything seriously ever and because it's working for me. >> haveou been in touch with the guys that you kind of talk about in -- >> i've spoken to three out of four of the dudes. >> are they okay. >> only one has like left the country and like hatese so i'll take it. that's fine.
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>> my mom is here. oh. >> a lot of credit to all your parents how they helped you and performers. your dad rob schneiderer and stepdad is a musician. all that helped. >> yeah, i grew up -- my mom and stepdad, i grew up in ro 'n' roll home. >> right on. >> they knew i wast very good at math or anything and so they gave me any lesson i wanted to to kind of find what i was good at and my stepdad paid his good looking friend to teach me guitar and look where i am now, guys. >> you've done great, mom. you done great. >> thanks. >> now to the moment we've all been waiti for, elle king performing her grammy nominated single. excuse me, "ex's & oh's" offff her debut album "love stuff." well i had me a turned him into a man i showehim all the things
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whoa and then i let him go now there's one in california who's been cursing my name 'cause i found me a bettete lover in the uk hey hey until i made my getaway one, two, three, they gonna run back to me 'cause i'm the best baby that they never gotta keep one, two, three, they gonna run back to me they always wanna come but they ner wanna leave ex's and the oh oh oh's they haunt me like ghosts they want me to make 'em all they won't let go ex's and oh's iad a summer lover down in new orleans kept himim warm inhe winter
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my, my, how the seasons go by i get high and i love to get low so the hearts keep breang and the heads just rolol you kw that's how the story goes one, two, three, they gonna run back to me 'cause i'm the best baby that ey never gotta keep one, two, three, they gonna run back to me they always wanna come but they never wanna leave ex's and ththoh oh oh's they haunt me like ghosts they want me to make 'em all they won't let go my ex's and the oh oh oh's they haunt me like ghosts they want me to
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ex's and oh's one, two, three, they gonna run back to me climbinover mouains and a-sailing over seas one, two, three, they gonna run back to me they always wanna come but they never wannaeave my ex's and the oh oh oh's they hauntnte like ghosts they want me to make 'em all they won't let go ex's and the oh oh oh's's they unt me like ghosts they want me to make 'em all they won't let go
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[ cheers and applause ] "gma's" wininter concert series is presented by hilton,
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er 2,000 cities. how much doo we love ee king? you were saying how the girls -- your girls bop t to the song. >> absolutely. that was great. thank you, elle. hanknks to an amazing team i
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let's take one last look at those climbers. there they are out of the sinkhole. thank you. [ cheers and applause ]jessica rae: locally... there's a lot of discussion surrounding president obama's executive action plan centered around strengthening gun laws to lower our country's gun violence. kingsley iowa gun store owner dave ( says this past december , he sold around haha ofis invenentory. cording to him, the customers kept rolling in which caused him to have several products on backorder. he believes the presiden'ts speech could cause him even mo traffic.
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of guns hereately and i suspect with him talking about more gun control, i think sales will incrse even more," sa riemenschneider. jessica rae: riemenschneider offers conceal carry classes and makes customers complete background chececefore purchasing any gun. jessica let's check in with for the weather. mamatt: we've got a wintrysystem set to affect the region. this will produce very light xed precipitation today and tomorrow with drizzle, sleet, and snow. tomorrow evening, we'll see some heavier rain then turning over to pure snow on friday as some colder temperatures b begin to work in. expect 1 to inches of snow on friday. today's high is 37 with cldy skies, drizzle, sleet, and snow. the overnight low is 30 with patchy eezing drizzle.
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have a high of 36 with drzle followed by a rain/snow mix
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